When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 10 – Please welcome the new Mr. & Mrs. Mack!

As the movie industry says “That’s a Wrap” and so is our wedding. It’s hard to believe it’s been almost a month already...time sure does fly. I would like to take a minute to reflect back on our event and share some planner insight that might help when planning your next event. We are truly blessed to … Continue reading When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 10 – Please welcome the new Mr. & Mrs. Mack!

When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 9 – Let’s Get Married!!

Wow, it’s finally here! It is so hard to believe that I'm getting married this weekend! It feels like only yesterday, I posted our first blog marking the six month point. So, what have we been up to? It might be better to say, what we haven’t been up to in the last two weeks. We … Continue reading When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 9 – Let’s Get Married!!

When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 8 – I’m getting married a month from today!

One Month Out! Well its official we’re one month away from the big day! Needless to say our “to-do” list is rapidly moving along and more items being added daily. So what should you be doing one month out from your wedding? Here’s a few things we suggest. Send out rehearsal dinner invitations. Since your … Continue reading When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 8 – I’m getting married a month from today!

When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 7 – It’s All in the Details!

We’ve had a couple events happen in the last two weeks. It’s hard to believe we’re officially less than two months out! Invitations have gone out and we’re starting to lock in our final tie-down meetings with our officiant and DJ. As many of you are probably aware by now, consistency is extremely important to … Continue reading When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 7 – It’s All in the Details!

When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 6 – If the Dress Fits…

Happy Wedding Wednesday! We’ve checked more items off of our to-do list this week! One being my first dress fitting...yay!! Before putting on my wedding planner hat and providing some tips for your dress fitting, let me give you a little back story on one of our favorite bridal boutiques in the Dayton area. How many … Continue reading When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 6 – If the Dress Fits…

When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 3 – We’re 4 Months Out!!

Wow, it's hard to believe we are just about four months out from the big day! FOUR MONTHS!!! Where has the time gone?!? July has been a busy month for us! We’ve locked down a lot of final details and our to-do list is getting smaller. Below I broke down some key things to think about when … Continue reading When the Planner Becomes the Client: Part 3 – We’re 4 Months Out!!

Bridal Show Survival Guide

We are smack-dab in the middle of bridal show season and with the awesomely, amazing Bridal Open House at Prime Time Party Rental upon us this weekend (details at the end of the post), we thought we would share some ideas for attending bridal shows. Bridal shows can be a double-edged sword. They are great, one-stop shops to … Continue reading Bridal Show Survival Guide

Creating Your Own Wedding Emergency Kit

As planners, we always have an emergency kit on hand. We can’t tell you how many times our sewing kit, mouthwash and safety pins have come in handy. If you hire a planner or not, we highly recommend creating your own emergency kit. We come prepared with a supersized wedding emergency kit for all of our clients … Continue reading Creating Your Own Wedding Emergency Kit

Tips for Creating Your Wedding Budget

You’re engaged now it’s time to create your budget! How do you determine your budget? How do you ask family if they are willing to contribute? Once you know your budget, how do you allocate the funds? Many couples come to us shortly after getting engaged. They are ready to spend, book and create their "dream" wedding. One … Continue reading Tips for Creating Your Wedding Budget

To Tip or Not To Tip…That is the Question

When wedding planning begins to draw to an end, questions such as, “do I need to tip my wedding professionals?” start to come up. We get this question frequently from our brides. When approached we like to provide them with a cheat sheet but another great resource over the years has been Emily Post and Martha … Continue reading To Tip or Not To Tip…That is the Question